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Western Wall Tunnel in Jerusalem

Western Wall Tunnel in Jerusalem

The Western Wall Tunnel is a tunnel found underground revealing the whole view of the Western Wall.  It is situated under buildings of the Old City of Jerusalem, Israel and it is close to the Western Wall.  The external part of the wall is roughly 60 m long, while the greater part of it is hidden underground.

In the 19 th century, researchers from Jerusalem were trying to uncover the exact …

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Hezekiah’s Tunnel in Jerusalem

Hezekiah's Tunnel in Jerusalem

Hezekiah’s Tunnel in Jerusalem is one of the several tourist spots with historical significance. Considered as one of the excellent creation of water engineering in the pre-classical period, this tunnel goes below Ophel in Jerusalem.  The construction period is approximately in 701 BC under the supremacy of the King of Judah, Hezekiah.

In the City of David, which is outside the Old City walls of …

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Palin at Kotel tunnel: Israel too apologetic

Palin at Kotel tunnel: Israel too apologetic

… Palin and her husband Todd arrived for a two-day visit on Sunday afternoon and toured the Western Wall and its adjacent tunnels. They will visit the Old City again on Monday, tour Gesthsemane and the Mount of Olives, and have dinner with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara at their official residence in Jerusalem.

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Top 50 things to do in Jerusalem

Church of the Holy Sepulchre

… as the Golgotha or Calvary wherein Christ was crucified and the tomb where he is buried.

2.) Western Wailing Wall

The Western Wailing Wall is the most holiest place for Jews situated in the west side of the the Temple Mount in the center of Jerusalem. An open air- synagogue, a place of prayer, reading and teaching.

3.) Garden of Gethsemane

Situated on the western side of the foot of the Mount of Olives, with a soaring view from the lofty monument of the Church of all Nations, …

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Western Wailing Wall

Western Wailing Wall is situated at the foot of the western side of the temple of mount in the old city of Jerusalem. Considered as the most holiest place for Jews wherein thousands of Jewish worshiper believes that the presence of God’s spirit is always in the holy temple for thousands of years. Jewish people praying three times a day during morning, afternoon and evening. It was built by …

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The Western Wailing Wall

The Western Wailing Wall is the most holiest place for Jews situated in the west side of the the Temple Mount in the center of Jerusalem. An open air- synagogue, a place of prayer, reading and teaching. It brings together thousands of Jewish worshiper for centuries who believes that the presence of God’s spirit remain for thousands of years in the holy temple, this place is open to the public 24 …

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Lincoln Tunnel smashup: Motorcycle slams into 3 buses, dozens hurt, commute snarled

Lincoln Tunnel smashup: Motorcycle slams into 3 buses, dozens hurt, commute snarled

A chain-reaction wreck involving a motorcycle and three buses in the Lincoln Tunnel injured 53 people and snarled the Thursday morning commute.

The motorcyclist was critically injured when he was sandwiched between two of the buses, an NYPD source said.

The wreck happened in the Manhattan-bound lanes of the tunnel’s center tube shortly before 7:30 a.m., a Port Authority spokeswoman said.

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Jerusalem’s Western Wall gets an iPhone app

… holiest prayer site from anywhere in the world.

The Israeli foundation that administers the Western Wall has launched an iPhone application that streams live from the site around the clock – except on the Jewish Sabbath and holidays, when transmissions are forbidden by Jewish law.

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U.S. condemns Palestinian claim that Western Wall ‘isn’t Jewish’

… The United States on Tuesday condemned claims by a senior Palestinian official that the Western Wall of Jerusalem’s Temple Mount holds no significance for Jews.

Al-Mutawakil Taha, the Palestinian Authority’ deputy minister of information, had said Wednesday that the wall, regarded as Judaism’s holiest site, was part of an Islamic waqf, or religious endowment, and that only “Islamic tolerance” allowed Jews to pray there.

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Women of the Wall: Claiming Sacred Ground at Judaism’s Holy Site

In Israel today, the historic Western Wall, known as the Kotel, a holy site for Jewish people, is under the religious authority of the Orthodox rabbinate.

Women have only limited rights to practice Jewish ritual in its precincts.

This passionate book documents the legendary grassroots and legal struggle of a determined group of Jewish women from Israel, the United States, and other parts of the world–known as the Women …

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Golden Gate

Golden Gate in Jerusalem is located on the eastern wall at the foot of Temple Mount, facing the western slope of the Mount of Olives crossing the Kidron Valley wherein you’ll find the Garden of Gethsemane, famous first century tombs and the way to Jericho and Bethany. The oldest, most famous and one of the few sealed gates in Jerusalem’s Old City Gates. There are 11 gates surrounds the Jerusalem’s Old City Walls, 7 gates of which are open, …

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Temple Mount

… is a smaller dome beautifully decorated, the Dome of the Chain. The open synagogue of the Western wall, considered as the most holiest site in the world. Next is Solomon’s Stables, a fascinating underground chambers built by Herod with hundreds of pigeons nestling and visiting from the area. And the last is the Islamic Museum which focuses mainly on the Islamic architecture in the area.

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Reb Meir Schuster Tribute Website

… with symptoms similar to both Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s.

For 40 years, stationed at the Western Wall, Reb Meir, as he known to his students, touched the lives of close to 100,000 Jewish young people.

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Chilean Miners: Just Like the Jews, We Kept Our Faith

Chilean Miners: Just Like the Jews, We Kept Our Faith

It was right before noon when the visitors to the Western Wall heard a loud sound of joy,  which is quite unusual for the holy place of prayer, the only vestige of the Holy Temple complex,  destroyed in 70 C.E. by the Roman Legion and considered Judaism’s most sacred site.

The jubilant cries came from the 24 Chilean miners who were rescued about three months ago from two months in  the depths of the earth. They arrived yesterday for a …

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Keep track of the Kotel from anywhere in the world

… holiest prayer site from anywhere in the world.

The Israeli foundation that administers the Western Wall has launched an iPhone application that streams live from the site around the clock — except on the Jewish Sabbath and holidays, when transmissions are forbidden by Jewish law.

The application allows users to send e-mails to be placed in the crevices of the old wall, a Jewish custom.

It also includes a compass that allows users to pray in the direction of Jerusalem, another …

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The “Tiger mother” vs. the Jewish mother: The dangers of stereotypes

Amy Chua’s article in The Wall Street Journal last week, “Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior,” has stirred up a firestorm of comment, with literally thousands of mothers and their friends weighing in on Chua’s harsh treatment of her daughters—an approach Chua defines as “Chinese” as opposed to a more permissive “Western” strategy. Inevitably, a comparison to the famed Jewish mother arises, and for …

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IDF arrests, shoots Hamas men in Hebron, strikes Gaza

The IAF on Friday struck a terror base in northern Gaza and a smuggling tunnel in the southern Strip, according to the IDF spokesman, and accidentally shot and killed a man during an arrest raid targeting a Hamas militant in Hebron, according to Palestinian sources.

Security and rescue officials in Hebron say troops shot and killed 65-year-old Omar Kawasmeh early Friday while trying to arrest a Hamas militant who lived in the same building.

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PA endorses ‘study’ claiming Jews have no claim to Kotel

… on Tuesday officially endorsed a “study” that claims that Jews have no claims to the Western Wall.

The PA’s Ministry of Information posted the findings of the “study” on its official Web site and the findings of the “study” were first published in The Jerusalem Post on Tuesday.

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s spokesman Mark Regev called on the Palestinian leadership to publicly disassociate itself from the PA “study,” saying “this is not the sort of …

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Rapper Finds Order in Orthodox Judaism in Israel

… and knee-length black jacket with ritual fringes peeking out takes long, swift strides toward the Western Wall. It’s late in the day, and he does not want to miss afternoon prayers at Judaism’s holiest site. 

We have to get there before the sun goes down,” he says, his stare fixed behind a pair of Ray-Ban sunglasses, the first clue that this is no ordinary Jerusalem man of God. It’s the rapper Shyne, the Sean Combs protégé who served almost nine years in New York …

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Why the Jews Rejected Jesus: The Turning Point in Western History

… Jesus, Klinghoffer speculates, Christianity would not have conquered Europe, and there would be no Western civilization as we know it.

WHY THE JEWS REJECTED JESUS tells the story of this long, acrimonious, and occasionally deadly debate between Christians and Jews. It is thoroughly engaging, lucidly written, and in many ways highly original. Though written from a Jewish point of view, it is also profoundly respectful of Christian sensibilities. Coming at a time when Christians and Jews are …

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The War of Western Europe Against Israel

… across Europe, and throughout the world.

Describes and details the underlying animosity that Western Europe harbors against the State of Israel, and how to cogently explain this anti-Semitic and anti-Israel wave of hatred to both Jews and non-Jews.

Joseph Carmi was born in Jerusalem during the British mandate. He graduated from the School of Education in Hebrew University and later earned both a Masters of Arts and Masters of Law degree. He received his Rabbinical Degree in Israel, and …

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A History of the Jews in the Modern World

… was revealed in an obscene sixteenth-century graffito carved into Frankfurt’s ghetto wall. It revealed a trio of Jews debasing themselves around a sow. As one Jew suckled at the animal’s teats, another (in rabbinical garb) lifted the Judensau’s tail, allowing the third (also a rabbi) to drink the animal’s excrement. Several feet higher on the ghetto wall an even more repellent carving appeared, this one of a dead baby, its body punctured by countless …

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The Shul Without a Clock

… takes you to uplifting funerals, depressing bar mitzvahs, and cellular phone conversations at the Western Wall.

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David and Solomon: In Search of the Bible’s Sacred Kings and the Roots of the Western Tradition

… Ages.

David and Solomon shows how the stories built around two men reflect the very roots of the western tradition and explains a great deal of why the Bible appears as it does.

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The Temple in Jerusalem: A Description of the Second Temple

The Temple in Jerusalem: A Description of the Second Temple

… at the top, is the gray dome of Al Aqsa Mosque. The far right hand edge of the photo shows the Western Wall (the Kotel), the Jewish prayer area. The Dome of the Rock is especially beautiful because of the recent addition of new gold leaf to the anodized aluminum dome. The traditional location of the First and Second Temples lies in the immediate vicinity of the Dome of the Rock. The proposed Northern site for the Temples is just to the left at the stairs in the bottom left of the photo. …

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Chabad of Chester County & Western Main-Line in Wayne, Pennsylvania

Name:

Chabad of Chester County & Western Main-Line

Address1:

303 West Lancaster Avenue

Address2:

City:

Wayne

Location:

Pennsylvania

Zipcode:

Type:

Chabad Lubavitch

Tel:

610-971-9977

Fax:

610-971-9099

Services:

Website:

http://www.chabadcc.org/

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The Wall Street Synagogue in Manhattan, New York

Name:

The Wall Street Synagogue

Address1:

47 Beekman Street

Address2:

City:

Manhattan

Location:

New York

Zipcode:

10038

Type:

Orthodox

Tel:

1-212-227-7800

Fax:

Services:

Daily Services, Fri Evening Services, Shabbat Morning Services, High Holidays, Tourist Visits

Website:

http://www.wallstreetsynagogue.org/

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Chabad of Wall Street in Manhattan, New York

Name:

Chabad of Wall Street

Address1:

150 Broadway

Address2:

Suite 1001

City:

Manhattan

Location:

New York

Zipcode:

10038

Type:

Chabad Lubavitch

Tel:

1-212-766-3633

Fax:

1-212-766-0070

Services:

Website:

http://www.chabad.org/

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Temple Rodeph Torah of Western Monmouth in Marlboro, New Jersey

Name:

Temple Rodeph Torah of Western Monmouth

Address1:

Mohawk Drive

Address2:

City:

Marlboro

Location:

New Jersey

Zipcode:

Type:

Reform

Tel:

(732) 308-0055

Fax:

(732) 294-0232

Services:

Website:

http://uahc.org/congs/nj/nj028/

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Temple Beth Shalom of Western Monmouth in Manalapan, New Jersey

Name:

Temple Beth Shalom of Western Monmouth

Address1:

108 Freehold Road

Address2:

City:

Manalapan

Location:

New Jersey

Zipcode:

Type:

Conservative

Tel:

1-732-446-1200

Fax:

1-732-446-0860

Services:

Website:

http://uscj.org/njersey/manalapan/

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